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M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

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Combine any M42 mount lens with any Sony E mount camera body.

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Combine any M42 mount lens with any Sony E mount camera body.

$43.00

DESCRIPTION

Experiment with new lens combinations and pair any M42 mount lens with your Sony E mount camera.

Our M42-E Lens Mount Adapter is manual so most automatic functions – aperture, autofocus, AE metering and image stabilization – must be adjusted manually. Exposure settings need to be set manually too.

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DELIVERY

Free shipping within Australia.

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Standard shipping: 3-7 days.
Express shipping: 2-4 days.

Please allow an extra 2 days for regional areas.

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M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

New combinations

Utilise different lenses.

Snug fit

Our consciously designed adapters have no light leakage and a secure connection.

Clever details

Anti-reflection matte black finish.

Lifetime warranty

Quality you can trust.

M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

Features

M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

Hardened aluminium

Clever design, durable materials guaranteed for life.

M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

Perfect fit

Designed for a safe, snug fit every time.

M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

Infinity focus

Manual focus through full range to infinity.

How to Use

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Set your camera to manual
1. Set camera mode to Manual ("M") or Aperture Priority Mode ("A"). 2. Go to the Camera Menu > Settings > Find "Release w/o Lens" (page 3 for some camera models) > Enable. 3. To focus manually, search Settings and turn on Manual Focus Assist. 4. If applicable, also switch your lens to Manual Mode.
M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

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Connect to lens
Gently screw your lens clockwise into adapter until the it snugly locks in place.
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Connect to camera body
Knowingly connect adapter to your beloved camera body and rotate clockwise. Hold both the lens and adapter in your hand when rotating for better grip.
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Remove from camera
Press your camera's lens release button and rotate adapter and lens counter-clockwise.
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Remove from lens
Tenderly unscrew the lens from the adapter in a counter-clockwise direction.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a lens mount adapter?

A lens adapter allows you to attach a different brand of lens to your camera body, letting you use an otherwise incompatible lens with your camera.

How do I find the right lens adapter for my lens and camera?

Find your lens mount and your camera mount.

The easiest way to find and confirm your lens mount is to know the mount of the camera it was used on originally. A quick internet search of the camera model followed by lens mount is a sure way to confirm what lens mount you need. For example if you have an old Nikon lens and you know it was used on a Nikon FM2, you can easily find that the lens has a Nikon F-mount. This is particularly useful for lenses that are made for different mounts i.e Sigma and Tamron bring out the same lens with different mounts including EF, F, E so knowing the camera the lens was used on is a good shortcut.

If you have an old second hand lens and you are unsure of the camera it was made for, take all the known details of the lens and search the web.

Why buy a lens mount adapter?

To utilise quality old lenses with your new camera, or match a different make of lens to your camera.

There are countless creative experiments to be explored by mixing different brands of lenses with your camera body. Lens adapters can also help your existing collection of lenses go further with any new cameras you collect. So you can invest in a new camera and make the most of your favourite lenses.

How do you use a lens mount adapter?

Find a detailed how to for each filter at the base of its product page.

In summary, attach your lens to the adapter, and then your adapter to your camera body. Put all settings on your lens and camera into manual mode, and select ‘shoot without lens’ in your camera settings.

When should I use a lens mount adapter?

Whenever you want to use a different make of lens with your camera body.

Because you need to use your camera in full manual mode, you may need to familiarise yourself with this before shooting. You’ll soon work out which lenses you enjoy using with your camera. Analogue lenses can provide professional quality glass at a fraction of the cost of modern lenses so lens adapters can help you shoot with better lenses for less.

Can I change my aperture when using this lens mount adapter?

Only if your lens has a manual aperture control ring.

If you use a lens with electronic aperture and no manual control ring, because this lens mount adapter is fully manual, your aperture would remain at its maximum aperture (lowest f-stop).

"I am extremely satisfied with the Urth and I highly recommend it. Solid construction and perfect fit!" Joshua bought our M42 Lens Mount to Sony E Camera Mount

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Great quality

A great way to try out some wonderful old glass and help the environment at the same time. It's a win win!!

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Great build quality nice and rugged works wonderfully and is a good price so can't go wrong on value for money

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Adapter m42 sony e mount

Fits perfect. Great quality

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Work great except for one problem

Works great on my Pentax Takumar 35mm f/3.5, and 200mm f/4. Only problem I have is my Super Multi Coated Takumar 50mm f/1.4. The inner back ring of the adapter is slightly too narrow and it grinds into and bends the aperture control switch on the rear of the lens. This will only affect the Super Multi Coated or SMC lenses, but the standard Super Takumar's will be fine. Might be due to imprecision during manufacturing.

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